Special Session MLIS Course Rotations

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The SJSU School of Information will try to follow the proposed course rotations outlined below. However, actual schedules are subject to change and dependent on enrollment trends and budget. Classes may be offered in variable units (one unit, or two units or three units).

Be sure each semester to check out MARA course offerings. MLIS students can also take MARA courses. You do not need to meet MARA prerequisites.

Fall

Spring

Summer

200
202
203
204
210
220 (topic)
232
233
234
240
244
246 (topic)
247
248
250
254
256
259
260A
261A
265
266
267 (topic)
268
269
271A (topic)
275
281 (topic)
282 (topic)
283
284 (topic)
285 (topic)
287 (topic)
289
294
295
298
299

200
202
203
204
210
220 (topic)
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240
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246 (topic)
247
248
250
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259
260A
261A
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267 (topic)
271A (topic)
275
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281 (topic)
282 (topic)
284 (topic)
285 (topic)
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287 (topic)
289
293
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299

200
202
204
210
220 (topic)
231
237
240
244
246 (topic)
248
250
256
260A
261A
265
266
268
271A (topic)
275
281 (topic)
282 (topic)
283
284 (topic)
285 (topic)
286
287 (topic)
294
295
298
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Topics by Course and Semester

INFO 220

INFO 220 focuses on resources for specific user groups as well as subject resources. Classes may be offered in variable units (one unit, or two units or three units

  • Over Fall and Spring
    • Digital Humanities
    • Maps and GIS
    • Medical
    • Readers Advisory Genres and Techniques
    • Data Services in Libraries
    • Government Information
    • Law
    • Psychology of the Information User
  • Summer:
    • Film and Media
    • Genealogy
    • Data Services in Libraries

The following topics are offered on an irregular basis

  • GLBT
  • Music

INFO 246

  • Fall:
    • Big Data Analytics and Management
    • PHP/MySQL
    • Web Frameworks
    • Python
    • Text/Data Mining
    • XML and XSLT
  • Spring:
    • Drupal and Content Management Systems
    • Information Architecture
    • Information Visualization
    • JavaScript/jQuery
    • APIs
    • Python
  • Summer:
    • MySQL in Depth
    • Web 2.0 and Social Media
    • Workflow Assessment and Design in Collaboration with Technology Teams

INFO 267

  • Fall:
    • Controversial Literature
  • Spring:
    • Intellectual Freedom and Youth 

INFO 281

Topics will vary and will be responsive to a changing information landscape but will be drawn from the following. Classes may be offered in variable units (one unit, or two units or three units)

  • Crisis/Disaster Health Informatics
  • Community Partnerships
  • Digital Copyright
  • Examination of global library issues using project-based learning
  • Globalization and Information
  • Graphic Novels
  • Indigenous Librarianship
  • Information Ethics
  • Information Privacy
  • Information Secrecy
  • International and Comparative Librarianship
  • Intercultural Communications

INFO 282

Topics will vary and will be responsive to a changing information landscape but will be drawn from the following. Classes may be offered in variable units (one unit, or two units or three units)

  • Digital Assets Management
  • The Emerging Future: Technology Issues and Trends
  • Financial Management
  • Grant Writing
  • Human Relations Management
  • Leadership
  • Political Advocacy
  • Project Management
  • Using Social Media for Competitive and Company Research

INFO 284

We may offer other INFO 284 topics (e.g. special collections, photographic preservation, manuscripts: codicology and paleography.

  • Fall:
    • Electronic Records
    • Managing Photographic Collections
    • Oral History
    • Tools, Services, and Methodologies for Digital Curation
  • Spring:
    • Digital Curation
    • Digitization and Digital Preservation
    • EAD
  • Summer:
    • Genealogy
    • Photographic Preservation

INFO 285

We may offer additional foci but will offer each semester:

  • Action research
  • Evaluating services and programs
  • General Overview of research methodologies
  • Historical research
  • Survey Research or Academic Library Research

INFO 287

Topics will vary and will be responsive to a changing information landscape:

  • Cybersecurity
  • Children and Information Technology
  • Digital Libraries
  • Gamifying Information
  • Hyperlinked Library
  • Innovation and Participatory Practice in Libraries (to include Maker Spaces)
  • Institutional Repositories and Services
  • Mobile Devices: Services and Applications
  • Scratch
  • STEM in Libraries
  • User Experience